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Riyadh Welcomes 60 Elite Horses for the 2024 FEI World Cup Series Finals


Riyadh Welcomes 60 Elite Horses for the 2024 FEI World Cup Series Finals


RIYADH - Over a period of two days, King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh has received 60 horses transported from the city of Liege in Belgium. These horses are set to participate in the upcoming 2024 FEI World Cup Series Finals in Dressage and Jumping, commencing next Tuesday and lasting for four days.


The horses, considered some of the world’s most expensive, were transported in specialized trucks to their stables at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center, which serves as the event’s headquarters. They will compete alongside some of the world’s top riders in this global event.


The organizing committee of the global event has implemented essential measures to ensure the safety of the horses. They will be monitored 24/7 by humans and machines to comply with international quarantine laws, ensuring the well-being of these elite animals.


The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has released the official list of participants for the upcoming event to be hosted in Riyadh. This marks the first time the event will be held in the Middle East, signifying a significant milestone for the region in the equestrian world.

Among the 34 participating riders, the top 6 in the world rankings will be present. Additionally, 17 elite male and female riders will compete in the dressage competitions, promising a high level of competition and excitement for the spectators.


As Riyadh prepares to host this prestigious event, the city is buzzing with anticipation. The 2024 FEI World Cup Series Finals in Dressage and Jumping promises to be a thrilling spectacle, showcasing the best of equestrian sports.

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